CJ Daugherty is a hugely successful YA author. Her Night School series has been a bestseller in 20 countries, but she is not altogether pleased about being labeled a YA author.
Scholastic has donated 1 million books to Reach Out and Read, a literacy charity that works to provide books to at-risk children via doctors and nurses.
The National Book Awards is announcing expanded lists of ten finalists for four categories: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and young adult fiction.
Title production hit 56,000 copies for the first six months of 2012, though overall sales are lower, according to news out of this year’s Moscow International Book Fair.
Random House Children’s Books is releasing Dr. Seuss’ bestselling oeuvre as ebooks for the first time.
Utah-based Sweetwater Books has refused to publish a gay author’s book after he listed his ‘boyfriend’ in the bio section of his novel, Woven.
The idea of interactive books is being taken to a new level with the new Hunger Games Summer Camp and a vibrator that wirelessly syncs to erotic audiobooks.
Children’s and YA already account for 22% of the Argentine book market and innovation and increased professionalization is helping the segment to grow.
As a result of laws prohibiting ‘homosexual propaganda’ in Russia, a young adult novel featuring a gay character, is sold with adult-age warning labels.
American publishers are faced with numerous challenges when it comes to publishing translations. Editor Ben Rosenthal offers several creative financial models as possible solutions.